Tag archive for Artists – D

Grotto of the Redemption

Talk about the power of crystals! Rising out of the small town of West Bend, a part of Iowa where the landscape is seldom disturbed by anything larger than a grain silo, lies the Grotto of the Redemption.

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“The Baltimore Glassman” Paul Darmafall

“The Baltimore Glassman” Paul Darmafall 1925-2003 Baltimore, MD Mixed media artist “I never did like electric” is one of the first things Paul Darmafall told us when we encountered him at his working class home in South Baltimore. Paul was a Korean War veteran, who…

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Saints and sinners — Theresa Disney

Theresa Disney 1965 — St. Louis, MO Sculptures and paintings Private (artist) Theresa Disney loves to tell a story through her art, and she always finding new stories to tell. She is a self-described “home-baked” artist who works out of her kitchen. She is well-known…

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Despair at Margaret’s Grocery’s disrepair

March 2013: April 2007: Margaret’s Grocery Rev. Hermon Dennis— March 25, 1916 — September 6, 2011 Margaret Dennis— February 8, 1916 — October 7, 2009 Vicksburg, MS Folk art environment Things at Margaret’s have changed dramatically since the passing of Reverend Dennis and his wife,…

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A mighty Garden on the great plains of Kansas

Garden of Eden — S.P. Dinsmoor Lucas, KS Folk art environment masterpiece, Concrete Built: 1905-1927 The Garden of Eden is the oldest complete self-taught artist environment in the United States, creating a folk art epicenter in this rural Kansas town. In 2011, the Kohler Foundation…

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